House clearance Kilburn NW6
Few little facts about Kilburn
Kilburn is an area of North West London which is divided between 3 London Boroughs, Brent, Camden and a small part in Westminster. The name Kilburn was first recorded in 1134 as Cuneburna, referring to a priory which had bin built on the site of the cell of a hermit known as Godwyn.
Kilburn is a busy London district which is strongly associated with its dominant Irish Catholic residents and Afro-Carribbean population and culture, giving it the highest Irish population of any London area. However it has become very multicultural lately. One of the 12 founder members of the Football Association was formed in Kilburn in 1863. It was referred to as the N.N Club or N.N, Kilburn, N.N being thought to stand for Non Name. It supplied the first president of Football Association.
A notable landmark in Kilburn High Road is the Grade II listed Art Deco Gaumont State Cinema, designed by George Coles and opened in 1937. It was then the biggest auditorium in Europe with seating for 4000 people. For the past 20 years, the building has been run as a Bingo Hall by Mecca Bingo. However the Bingo Hall has now closed.